We are excited to start introducing you to the graduating class of 2021! We know that you are going to love learning about these seniors, starting with Ladarius!
How long have you been at PTM?
I’ve been at PTM my whole life. I’ve been here since Kindergarten.
What are three words you would use to describe yourself?
Funny, talkative, connector
Who is someone you admire and why?
I admire Mr. Terrance because he speaks truth from a lot of his own life, which is inspirational and encouraging for my own.
Who is someone living or dead that you would like to have lunch with?
I would like to have lunch with my dad.
What is your favorite subject in school?
My favorite subject is World History.
What do you think is an important trait in a friend?
What are some hopes and dreams you have for next year post-high school?
One hope is to begin and finish college.
What is your favorite PTM memory?
I have a lot of them! I don’t know? I would say playing football with Mr. Chan.
He’s a great quarterback.
What have you learned from your time at PTM?
PTM has taught me how to be friendly and respectful to all people.
Can you tell me about a favorite teacher you have had?
Why does Mr. Dwight come to mind?
He’s like a second father to me. A memory I always have of Mr. Dwight…well, he always makes me laugh. He’s goofy.
What is something you do that brings you joy?
I would say that being with my family members brings me joy.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
I see myself with a wife, a house, and a family.
Fun facts about you?
I like to play sports.
Final thoughts from their mentor: Fred Weisbrodt
If you could describe Ladarius in 1-2 sentences, what would you say?
He is kind, caring, and genuine. A real uplifting person to be with.
How have you been blessed by Ladarius?
Ladarius has blessed my life by being a part of it with my wife and me. His family welcomed us, and we feel we are part of his family with his mom and siblings.
Can you think of a fun fact about Ladarius?
Fun fact about Ladarius is that he is the most excited person I know about celebrating his birthday. I really missed not being able to celebrate in person this year, but we are glad we got to Facetime and sing along.
Do you have any final thoughts for Ladarius as he graduates?
I am so proud that he is graduating. Ladarius is going to do amazing things post high school. I cannot wait to continue to be a part of this journey with him. God brought this friendship together over a decade ago and he will always be part of our family.